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Mon Apr 19 1999

Confs: Creole in Haitian Classrooms

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Message 1: Conference at SUNY Stony Brook: IMPORTANCE OF MOTHER TONGUE IN EDUCATION: April 21, 1999

Date: Sat, 17 Apr 1999 15:08:22 -0400 (EDT)
From: Concerned Haitians League/Asanblaj Ayisyen Konsene <chlic.sunysb.edu>
Subject: Conference at SUNY Stony Brook: IMPORTANCE OF MOTHER TONGUE IN EDUCATION: April 21, 1999

Dear list members,

The Haitian Student Organization at SUNY Stony Brook will be holding
its annual conference on the theme: IMPORTANCE OF MOTHER TONGUE IN
EDUCATION. The focus is: BILINGUAL EDUCATION & INTEGRATION OF CREOLE
IN THE HAITIAN CLASSROOM.

Five specialists will convene to look at these issues in a panel 
discussion:

Michel Degraff, linguist at MIT
Yves Dejean, linguist at the State University of Haiti (SUH)
Flore Zephir, sociolinguist at the University of Missouri, Columbia
Charles Pooser, sociolinguist at SUNY Stony Brook
Georges Fouron, bilingual educator at SUNY Stony Brook

The conference is scheduled for April 21, 1999 between 1:30-4:00PM in
the Student Union Auditorium here at the State University of New York
at Stony Brook. More information is available on the web at the
following address:

http://www.sinc.sunysb.edu/Clubs/hso/conference.html

Please, bring your questions so that we can have an animate and exhaustive
discussion of the topic.

Francois Canal
Coordinator

Concerned Haitian League 
Stony Brook Union Building 
Room 252 
Stony Brook, New York, 11794 
Telephone: (516) 216-5127
	 (516)216-4915	
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